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Ivory Homes Builds At Daybreak

Ivory Homes and Garbett Homes Join 10 Other Guest Builders at Daybreak

Together they will build more than 200 affordably priced homes in South Jordan
(South Jordan, UT – May 22, 2008) - Kennecott Land, the developer of the Daybreak community, is announcing that two additional local builders are joining the master planned community. Ivory Homes and Garbett Homes are the newest guest builders in Utah’s fastest selling community and both will begin building in Daybreak’s third village, North Shore Village. Both home builders share a commitment to sustainable development shared by all Daybreak builders, now totaling 12. Ivory Homes and Garbett Homes models will be open June 28 in the North Shore Village Model Home Village.  
Ivory Homes is Utah’s largest home builder and has been developing communities in Utah for more than 40 years. Ivory will offer detached, single-family homes with traditional styles consistent with the flavor at Daybreak. Ivory Homes will build more than 120 homes in North Shore Village which will be priced from the low to mid $200,000s.
"We understand the importance of offering buyers great home designs, quality construction, and exceptional service all at affordable pricing. Now Utah Homebuyers can get everything Ivory has to offer at Daybreak, a sustainable award winning master-planned community,” said Clark Ivory, CEO, Ivory Homes. 


Garbett Homes has more than 30 years experience in home construction and will be building high-quality, attached town homes and condos with garages. The architecture will have an urban contemporary flair and will be located close to trails and parks. Home prices start in the mid $100,000s and more than 100 homes will be built.
“We are honored to build in Daybreak – the community is unlike any other in this state. We will be offering the most affordably priced home in Daybreak and we are proud to do it with such high-quality standards,” said Bryson Garbett, President, Garbett Homes. 
“We are pleased to add these high-quality builders, who share Kennecott Land’s commitment to sustainable development, energy conservation and community living, and are able to offer affordably priced homes,” said Bruce Snyder, Vice President, Residential and Commercial Development, Kennecott Land.
Daybreak offers a walkable community where residents can live, work, play and learn. Homes are built to Energy Star® standards, reducing energy costs between $200 -$400 per year. Daybreak offers significant parks and open space and the 67-acre Oquirrh Lake with an additional 60 acres of surrounding parks and wetlands. The Daybreak Village Center is slated to open in Fall 2008 delivering on the mixed-use plan integrating office and retail spaces into the community. The Mid-Jordan TRAX service to Daybreak begins in 2010.
Daybreak now features 12 builders that offer 65 floor plans for multi-family and single-family homes. Daybreak guest builders are Bangerter Homes, Destination Homes, Garbett Homes, Gold Medallion Homes, Hearthside Homes, Hamlet Homes, Holmes Homes, Ivory Homes, Liberty Homes, Richmond American Homes, Rainey Homes and Village Communities.  Home prices range from the low $100,000s to more $700,000s. 


 To learn more about Daybreak, visit our website at www.daybreakutah.com or our onsite Information Pavilion at 14400 South Bangerter Highway. The Pavilion is open (Monday - Saturday 10 a .m. – 7 p.m. and Sundays Noon – 5 p.m.) along with the current Eastlake Model Home Village showcasing 40 home models.

About Kennecott Land

Kennecott Land was established by parent company Rio Tinto in April 2001 to develop surplus mining land on Salt Lake Valley’s West Bench. Daybreak is the first testament to a vision for sustainable communities. Daybreak is situated on 4,126 acres in South Jordan City where 20,000 homes are planned. At Kennecott Land, sustainable development is at the heart of every business decision by balancing the complex interaction of environmental, economic and social factors. Kennecott Land does this in a way that protects and strengthens what matters most to our community: strong and safe neighborhoods, quality education, a healthy and renewable environment, and a vibrant local economy. To learn more visit our websites and read the 2007 Sustainability Report. www.kennecottland.com and www.daybreakutah.com

About Ivory Homes

Ivory Homes builds communities and homes for every stage of life, from townhomes and move-up homes, to vacation and luxury homes. In 2006 Ivory Homes celebrated the completion of its 10,000th home in Utah and have now surpassed 12,000.  Ivory builds where you want to live and you can currently choose from 48 locations along the Wasatch Front and in St. George.
Press contact info:
Jim Dunford, Marketing Director

About Garbett Homes

Garbett Homes has been building neighborhoods along the Utah Wasatch Front for more than 30 years. Garbett’s experience & longevity are only surpassed by the desire to impress each home buyer or renter with the best possible experience. www.garbetthomes.com
Press contact info:
Rene Oehlerking, Marketing Director
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